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Archives, Libraries & NSW Gov.
NSW State Records http://www.records.nsw.gov.au/
State Library of NSW http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/
National Library of Australia http://www.nla.gov.au/
Casino Library / Richmond Upper Clarence Regional Library http://www.richmondvalley.nsw.gov.au/page/Community_Services/Libraries/Branches/Casino_Library/
Births Deaths Marriages
NSW BDM's [free] On line Historical Indexs http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/Pages/family-history/family-history.aspx
RYSON INDEX: http://www.ryersonindex.org/ Death & Burial NoticesThe Ryerson Index is a free index to death notices appearing in Australian newspapers. The date range covered extends from the Sydney Gazette of 1803 up to newspapers published within the last week or so. The Index also includes many funeral notices, and some probate notices and obituaries.
NSW - Australian Cemeteries Index HEADSTONE PHOTOGRAPHS great site http://austcemindex.com/
NSW - Australian Cemeteries (all states) great site :http://www.australiancemeteries.com/
Rookwood cemetery Independant section new website where you can search for burial records. The burials are for Uniting, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Methodist, Wesleyan and Orthodox churches. www.rookwoodindependent.com.au
Tweed Heads cemetery Names found in the cemeteries of Tweed Head Collated by Beverley Lee http://www.brandis.com.au/genealogy/gendata/tweedhd/ also look at http://austcemindex.com/
NSW Southern Highlands Cemetery and grave register CLICK on place names :
Berrima, Berrima General Cemetery
Big Hill, Big Hill Cemetery
Bong Bong, Bong Bong Presbyterian Cemetery
Bowral, Bowral General Cemetery
Bowral, Burradoo Wesleyan Cemetery
Bowral, St Simon & St Judes Anglican Cemetery
Bundanoon, Bundanoon General Cemetery
Bundanoon, Bundanoon Uniting Cemetery
Bundanoon, Holy Trinity Cemetery
Burrawang, Burrawang General Cemetery
Burrawang, St Peters Catholic Cemetery
East Kangaloon, East Kangaloon Cemetery
High Range, High Range Cemetery
Joadja, Joadja Cemetery
Kangaloon, Kangaloon Uniting Cemetery
Lower Mittagong, Lower Mittagong & Marist Bros
Mittagong, Rowes Hill Cemetery
Moss Vale, Moss Vale General Cemetery NEW
Myra Vale, Myra Vale Cemetery
Penrose, Penrose General Cemetery
Robertson, Robertson General Cemetery
Sutton Forest, All Saints Anglican Cemetery
Sutton Forest, St Patricks Catholic Cemetery
Tallong, Tallong Cemetery
Upper Mittagong, Glenquarry Cemetery
Welby, Welby General Cemetery NEW
Cattai, Lone Grave of William Daley on "Rose Farm"
Cattai, Robert's Family Cemetery on "Bridge Farm"
Central Macdonald, General Cemetery on the Macdonald River
Central MacDonald, St Jude's Cemetery
Colo, Lone Grave of Charles Whatley
Ebenezer, Ebenezer Cemetery
Greengrove, Lone Grave of John Donovan Greengrove, St Peter's Cemetery
Hornsby, The Old Man's Valley Cemetery
Higher Macdonald, Biggers Family Cemetery
Kurrajong, Comleroy Road Cemetery Kurrajong, St Gregory's Catholic Cemetery Kurrajong Heights, St David's Cemetery
Kurrajong Heights, St James Cemetery
Leets Vale, Chaseling Family Cemetery
Lower Portland, Brown's Cemetery
Lower Portland, General Cemetery
Lower Portland, Half Moon Farm Cemetery
Lower Portland, Turnbull Family Cemetery
McGraths Hill, McGraths Hill Cemetery
Maroota, Lone Grave of Thomas McFarlane
Mooney Mooney, Lone Grave of Frances Peat
Mount Tootie, Lone Grave of Frederick Ashwell
North Richmond, St Phillips Cemetery
North Richmond, Bell Family Vault on "Nepean Stud Farm"
Pitt Town, Pitt Town Cemetery
Pitt Town, Scots Church Churchyard
Pitt Town, St James Churchyard
Richmond, Richmond Presbyterian Cemetery NEW
Richmond, Richmond War Cemetery
Rouse Hill, Lone Grave of unknown
Rouse Hill, Rouse Hill Cemetery
Sackville Reach, St Thomas Cemetery
Sackville North, Sackville Cemetery
Spencer, Holy Trinity Cemetery
St Albans, Bailey's Family Cemetery on "The Glen"
St Albans, Lone Grave of John Anthony Fernance
St Albans, Lone Grave of Susannah and Joseph Fernance
St Albans, Walters Family Cemetery
Upper Colo, Gosper Family Cemetery on "Mount Ward"
Upper Colo, Upper Colo Cemetery
Upper Mangrove Creek, St Thomas Cemetery
Upper Macdonald, Bailey's Family Cemetery on "Clyde Farm"
Wilberforce, Hawkesbury Pioneer Village Cemetery
Wilberforce, St Johns Churchyard (Howorth Grave)
Wilberforce, Wilberforce Cemetery
Windsor, St. Matthews Anglican Cemetery PARTIAL
Windsor, Windsor Catholic Cemetery
Windsor, Windsor Presbyterian Cemetery
Wisemans Ferry, Lone Grave of unknown
Colonial Secretary Corrospondence - http://www.records.nsw.gov.au/state-archives/guides-and-finding-aids/colonial-secretarys-correspondence-guide/colonial-secretarys-correspondence Valuable source of information and history about the Colony and the State of NSW. It is now available online (including a searchable database of the Main Series of Letters Received, 1826-1982)
Sands Directories: Sydney and New South Wales, Australia, 1858-1933 http://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=116
City of Sydney Sands Directory http://www.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/learn/search-our-collections/sands-directory/sands-search
1872 Grevilles PO Directory http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hcastle/grevilles/grevilles.html
NSW Divorce Index 873 - 1930 covers the years 1873-1923. There are over 20,000 entries covering a 50 year period. Entries for the letters F G H and I for the years 1897-1903 are missing. These entries will be added to the index shortly. http://www.records.nsw.gov.au/state-archives/indexes-online/court-records/index-to-divorce-case-papers
Electoral Rolls etc
Sydney Streets & Electoral Rolls 1903-1984 http://www2.sl.nsw.gov.au/eresources/browse.cfm?subjects=6274
Australian electoral rolls various years (Pay site) www.ancestry.com free to members of Casino Family Hist Group at research room
Firms (Firms registered NSW & Persons in business)
Owners of Firms Registered under the NSW Firms Act 1902 on going index first of 24 volumes, contains name of firm, nature and place of business, date of registration and persons carrying on the business. http://www.records.nsw.gov.au/state-archives/indexes-online/registers-of-firms
FreeMasons NSW & ACT http://www.uglnsw.freemasonry.org.au/
NSW Index to Gaol Photograph description books listing prisoners from the following gaols htttp://www.records.nsw.gov.au/state-archives/indexes-online/gaol-records
Broken Hill (1904-1929)
State Reformatory for Women, Long Bay
Trial Bay (1892-1901)
Young Gaol (1894-1920)
NSW Immigration / Shipping Indexes
NSW State Records - use this link for searching the Indexes below: http://www.records.nsw.gov.au/state-archives/indexes-online
Assisted Immigrants arriving in Sydney, Newcastle, Moreton Bay and Port Phillip. The index covers:
Assisted (Bounty) Immigrants, 1828-42
Miscellaneous Immigrants 1828-43
Ships' Musters, 1816-25 lists both passengers and crew departing from Sydney.
Unassisted Immigrants 1842-55
Unassisted passenger and crew arrivals, 1854-1900
NSW Emigration Schemes: http://www.migrationheritage.nsw.gov.au/
Mariners & Ships in Australian Waters: http://mariners.records.nsw.gov.au/
Masters, crew, a stowaway or two; passengers, cabin, saloon and steerage; births at sea, deaths at sea; deserters; vessels with one crew and
one passenger, and those with 70 crew and hundreds of passengers; simple single sail boats; barques; brigs; large steam ships; whaling
voyages; regular coastal passenger trips; voyages from other Australian ports, London, San Francisco, China and other exotics.
Intestate Papers NSW
NSW Intestate Estate Case Papers 1821 - 1910 http://www.records.nsw.gov.au/state-archives/indexes-online/indexes-to-deceased-estates-and-related-records/index-to-intestate-estate-case-papers
New South Wales State Records http://www.records.nsw.gov.au/state-archives/indexes-online has the following indexes etc dealing with LAND Colonial Secretary's Letters relating to Land T1826-56.
Court of Claims relating to Land, 1833-1835 This index will be of interest to local and family historians researching early or disputed land ownership.
Depasturing Licenses, 1837-46 and 1851 Licences permitted settlers to graze stock on Crown Lands "beyond the limits of location". The "limits of location" refer to the nineteen counties of settled area extending from Sydney.
Registers of land grants and leases, 1792-1865 The Index to registers of land grants and leases, 1792-1865.
Surveyors' Field Books, 1794-1860 The index records surveyor's name, date and locality.
Surveyors' Letters, 1822-55 These are letters received from surveyors, mostly relating to matters such as the survey description of farms, reserves, churches, schools, rivers and mountain ranges, or forwarding tracings and plans of these after survey.